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Former NBA star makes professional baseball debut

Washington, May 11 (IANS) — Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made his professional baseball debut. He started as the... (more...)

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LA Clippers owner Sterling banned for life by NBA

New York, April 30 (IANS) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life by the National Basketball... (more...)

Cuba’s oldest pro baseball player dies at 102

Havana, April 24 (IANS) — Cuba’s oldest professional baseball player Conrado Marrero, who participated in the... (more...)

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce named top sports personalities

Asuncion (Paraguay), Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) — Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have been voted top sporting... (more...)

Baseball: Cuba, Mexico to open 2014 Caribbean Series

Havana, Dec 25 (IANS) — Cuba will play Mexico in the opening baseball game of the 2014 Caribbean Series, to be held... (more...)

Patton handed 25 game-ban for doping

Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) — The Major League Baseball has announced that Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Troy Patton... (more...)

Cuba to join in Caribbean Baseball Series as guest

Havana, Dec 14 (IANS) — Cuba has accepted an invitation to take part as guest in the 2014 Caribbean Series to be held... (more...)

‘Suspects in baseball player’s killing face life in prison’

Washington, Aug 26 (IANS/CMC) In a tragedy that has shocked two continents, two of the three US teenagers suspected of murdering... (more...)

MLB players union appeals against Rodriguez’s 211-game ban

Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) The Major League Baseball (MLS) Players Association formally sent an appeal against Alex Rodriguez’s... (more...)

Cuban baseball players allowed to play overseas

Havana, July 19 (IANS) Ending a 50-year-old ban, Cuba finally allowed its baseball players to play in foreign professional... (more...)

Cuba to participate in Rotterdam baseball tourney

Havana, June 27 (IANS) Cuban baseball team Occidentales has been training at Havana’s Latinoamericano Stadium, with an... (more...)

Fidel Castro’s son wins golf tourney

Varadero (Cuba), April 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fidel Castro’s son Antonio triumphed at the fifth annual Montecristo Cup golf... (more...)

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CEN AGENCY Dicing with death is the only way this Indian couple can save to fund their children through med school. Every week the pair…
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau hands out food from Guru Nanak's Free Kitchen truck to residents of the downtown eastside in Vancouver, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. CP Photo

Events: Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen to host community gathering this weekend

Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen will be hosting a community gathering on Saturday at the Sukh Sagar Gurdwara Sahib at 347 Wood Street in Queensborough (New Westminster)…
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Events: 10 reasons to be at the 10th year of Shiamak’s Summer Funk on July 5

SHIAMAK – The name is synonymous with dance and his schools globally are a rage. Victory Arts Foundation – This is the only place in…
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TASTE INDIA: A pizza with homemade naan bread as the crust makes this dish unique

ATCO BLUE FLAME KITCHEN POSTMEDIA NEWS Want to try something different? Surprise your family with a meal that includes Grilled Naan Bread Pizza, a recipe…
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Happy Birthday Canada!

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI July 1st is Canada’s birthday and for many of the naturalized Canadians it is also the day they were baptized in…
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Tite favourite to replace Scolari as Brazil coach

Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS) — Former Corinthians manager Tite has emerged as the favourite to succeed Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach of Brazil…
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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

THE CANADIAN PRESS Wednesday’s Games (All times Eastern) World Cup Argentina 0 Netherlands 0 (Argentina wins 4-2 on penalty kicks) — MLB American League L.A….
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Kobe Bryant says he’d welcome Byron Scott as Lakers coach and Carmelo Anthony as teammate

By Sean Lewis THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Kobe Bryant feels great, would welcome Byron Scott as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers,…
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Argentina reaches World Cup final after beating Netherlands on penalties

By Mike Corder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAO PAULO, Brazil — The World Cup’s second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi…
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau hands out food from Guru Nanak's Free Kitchen truck to residents of the downtown eastside in Vancouver, Wednesday, Dec.18, 2013. CP Photo

Events: Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen to host community gathering this weekend

Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen will be hosting a community gathering on Saturday at the Sukh Sagar Gurdwara Sahib at 347 Wood Street in Queensborough (New Westminster)…
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Shiamak's troupe perform on the stage

Events: 10 reasons to be at the 10th year of Shiamak’s Summer Funk on July 5

SHIAMAK – The name is synonymous with dance and his schools globally are a rage. Victory Arts Foundation – This is the only place in…
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TASTE INDIA: A pizza with homemade naan bread as the crust makes this dish unique

ATCO BLUE FLAME KITCHEN POSTMEDIA NEWS Want to try something different? Surprise your family with a meal that includes Grilled Naan Bread Pizza, a recipe…
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File: New Canadian Jimmy Su waves his flag after taking the oath of citizenship during the Canadian citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, July 1, 2010 at Queen's Park in Toronto.

Happy Birthday Canada!

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI July 1st is Canada’s birthday and for many of the naturalized Canadians it is also the day they were baptized in…
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Tech Free Tables At Local Restaurants

Is there too much tech and not enough talk happening at your dinner table? One local restaurateur wants to do something about it. But are you…
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Can Crocs Be Cool?

On a recent trip to New York city, the big rumour on the street was a big sale was coming.  One that had people clearing…
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TASTE INDIA: Book explores all things ‘pickle’ in Asian cuisines

GWENDOLYN RICHARDS POSTMEDIA NEWS Pickles are a perfect pick-me-up for almost every dish. Their piquancy cuts richness, adds bite, cleanses the palate or enhances flavours….
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